Last updated at 8:31 AM on 28th February 2011
Hosting the Oscars may well have been Anne Hathaway’s most important role to date.
And with the top honour came some serious couture.
The 28-year-old changed into an incredible eight difference outfits throughout the night.
She started out the evening in a Valentino, and even had the designer himself on hand in case of a red carpet emergency.
Divine: Anne Hathaway changed into an incredible SEVEN dresses whilst hosting the 2011 Oscar awards, including this burgundy silk gown by Atelier Versace
Shake it up baby now: Anne shimmied on-stage in a silver-fringed Oscar de la Renta gown
‘I have a needle and thread in my pocket just in case, ‘ the designer told the Daily Mail.
She was styled by celebrity favourite Rachel Zoe and was adorned in Tiffany jewels throughout the ceremony.
Anne of many colours: She appeared in sapphire blue Giorgio Armani and a Vivienne Westwood corseted ball
gown during the night, left to right
Opening the awards, Hathaway slipped into a cream-coloured strapless Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci gown.
Accessorising the look with a diamond ring, bracelet and earrings, she was positively glittering.
Her next look was especially styled for her hilarious cross-dressing spoof with co-host James Franco.
Emerging in a custom tuxedo by Lanvin she managed to make the androgynous theme still look somewhat feminine.
Androgynous: Her custom made Lanvin tuxedo was especially styled for an hilarious cross-dressing spoof with co-host James Franco
For her third look, the Hathaway slipped into a Vivienne Westwood corseted gown layered with taffeta and lace smattered with sequins.
The princess-style gown was said to have been specially designed for the actress in London.
Setting off the grey tones, she paired the gown with a stunning diamond and dusty amethyst necklace from the Tiffany Archives.
The biggest risk for Hathaway came in her silver-tasselled Oscar de la Renta gown.
she turned the disco themed ensemble from bordering on tacky to
sophisticated, by once again dripping in Tiffany jewels and
also slipping her feet into some Jimmy Choo heels.
Dazzling: Hathaway opened ceremony wearing a cream-coloured strapless Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci gown and closed the night in a slinky Tom Ford smokey grey lace and crystal adorned gown
Next up was a burgundy silk gown by Atelier Versace.
Perhaps the most stunning of the night, her figure looked incredible in the body-hugging Art Deco inspired bodice.
was followed by a sapphire Giorgio Armani Privé satin column dress
which gave a memorising effect on screen with it’s shiny accents.
Accentuating the blue tone, she slipped on a pair of Tanzanite and
diamond earrings, a black onyx and diamond bracelet, and a diamond and sapphire ring.
Finishing off her hosting duties, Hathaway finally slipped into a slinky Tom Ford smoky grey lace and crystal adorned gown.
Hathaway is the youngest person to host the show, which was broadcast live in more than 200 countries worldwide.
Bold: The actress, who was styled on the night by celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, wore a bold strapless dress by Valentino on the red carpet